John Smith Cleveland

Full Name: John Smith Cleveland
Date of birth: 1822
Date of death: March 4, 1874

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (1)     Cold Springs / Polk   Polk, Trinity

(1) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "The Late John S. Cleveland of Cold Springs - Testmonial [sic] of the Bar," The Galveston Daily News, 3/14/1874, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "Capt. Cleveland was born in Selma, Alabama, in 1822; served with distinction as captain of Company H, Fifth Texas Regiment, and was a member of the House of Representatives of Texas before the war." Death date 3/4/1874. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - Jno. S. Cleaveland, Polk County, age 34, born circa 1826 in Alabama, planter.
    Census of 1870 - John S. Cleveland, Polk County, age 44, born circa 1826 in Alabama, school teacher. FamilySearch. 1860 1870
  • John Smith Cleveland, father of Lula Nora Richardson, birth date 1/31/1868 in San Jacinto County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John Smith Cleveland, birth date 1/7/1826 in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama; death date 3/4/1874; portrait; burial in Camilla Hill Cemetery, San Jacinto County, Texas. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • John Smith Cleveland, no dates available; married Mary Elizabeth Tipton. Camilla Hill Cemetery, San Jacinto County, Texas. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.

Committee Information top

7th R.S. - 1857
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